Image Number: 1435112

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Larva(e)
Description:
The adult wireworm is known as the click beetle. The larvae cause damage by boring and tunneling through the heart of the small plants soon after they are transplanted to the fields.
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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Elateriformia
Superfamily: Elateroidea
Family: Elateridae
Subfamily: Agrypninae
Tribe: Oophorini
Genus: Conoderus
Subject: Conoderus vespertinus (Fabricius, 1801)
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Image uploaded:
Tuesday, July 23, 2002
Image last updated:
Sunday, August 11, 2002